One Who Seeks Only Rebellion Proverbs 17:9-11 ESV “Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends. A rebuke goes deeper into a man of understanding than a hundred blows into a fool. An evil man seeks only rebellion, and a cruel messenger will be sent against him.” Although … Continue reading The Wisdom of Spiritual Discernment
Jesus Christ was getting ready to go to the cross to die for our sins, so that we could be liberated from our slavery to sin, and so we could become slaves of his righteousness. So, he spent some time with his disciples, talking with them, and preparing them for what was coming next. First … Continue reading Take Heart
I am shutting down our wi-fi now. We are loading the truck tomorrow, traveling on Sunday, and moving in to our new apartment in South Carolina on Monday. I can still respond to responses and read your blogs, as time permits, but I will be using data, so I have to limit that. We will … Continue reading Shutting Down
2 Corinthians 1:3-4 ESV Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by … Continue reading It Only Takes Once!
Galatians 6:1 ESV “Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.” Today the Lord Jesus gave me a vision to illustrate what this is saying here: Vision: I saw a young woman standing, facing … Continue reading Confronting Spiritual Indifference
Hymn lyrics by Fanny J. Crosby, 1890 Music by William Kirkpatrick, 1890 A wonderful Savior is Jesus my Lord, A wonderful Savior to me; He hideth my soul in the cleft of the rock, Where rivers of pleasure I see. A wonderful Savior is Jesus my Lord, He taketh my burden away; He holdeth me … Continue reading He Hideth My Soul
My Help Psalm 121:1-2 NIV I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. In this life we will have trouble, heartache, and distress. Friends and family members will die, or they will leave us or desert us … Continue reading Forever and Always